Empress Of Canada
17th July 1947: The Canadian Pacific liner Empress of Canada at Liverpool just before she departs on her first post-war voyage to Canada, the first vessel to resume service on this route. She has been reconverted to a passenger liner since her wartime duties. In the foreground is the vessel Diomed. (Photo by Harrison /Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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Map showing the movements of 'HMS Ark Royal', 1939-1941, (1942). Creator: Unknown
Map showing the movements of 'HMS Ark Royal', 1939-1941, (1942). Map of the Atlantic Ocean, western Europe and Africa, indicating journeys and principal engagements of the British Royal Navy aircraft carrier 'Ark Royal' during the Second World War: Hunting of the 'Graf Spee', October-December 1939; Guarding Sierra Leone Convoys, 1941; Trapping the 'Bismarck', May 1941; Covering British Landings, April 1940; Attacking 'Scharnhorst', June 1940; Covering Evacuation, May 1940; Narvik Operations, May 1940; North Sea Patrol, September 1939; Action at Oran, July 1940; Mediterranean Convoys, Air Attacks on Italy, July 1940-November 1941; Voyage to Alexandria, March 1940. A German submarine torpedoed her on 13 November 1941 and she sank the following day. Only one of her 1,488 crew members was killed. From "Ark Royal". [His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1942]
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This photo shows the ship Allure of the Seas, twin of Oasis of the Seas, the two biggest cruise ships in the world on November 11, 2010 during its presentation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The ship spans 16 decks, encompasses 225, 282 gross registered tons, carries 5, 400 guests at double occupancy, and features 2, 700 staterooms. Allure of the Seas alternates a Western Caribbean with an Eastern Caribbean seven night itinerary from her home port of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. AFP PHOTO/JUAN CASTRO / AFP PHOTO / JUAN CASTRO
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